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Dutch fund of hedge funds manager Kempen hires two senior portfolio managers

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - Kempen Capital Management (KCM) announced that Igor Puljic and Marjoleine van der Peet will join the Hedge Funds team at their firm in Amsterdam.

Igor Puljic (36) will join KCM’s Hedge Funds team in May as senior portfolio manager. Igor has thirteen years of manager selection experience. Most recently, he spent eight years at London-based Key Asset Management where he was deputy CIO and portfolio manager for the firm’s flagship multi-strategy fund of hedge funds. Igor studied Banking & International Finance at the City University of London and is a CFA and FRM Charterholder.

Igor Puljic: “I am very excited to be joining such a high quality organization which has a strong reputation in the hedge fund industry."

Marjoleine van der Peet (38) will also start as senior portfolio manager for KCM’s Hedge Funds team in July. She has ten years of manager selection experience, the first three years as investment consultant at Watson Wyatt and the last seven years as senior investment analyst and portfolio manager at GAM Plc in London. Marjoleine holds a Master in Financial Economics from the University of Amsterdam and is a CFA Charterholder.

Marjoleine van der Peet: “I look forward to my new role at Kempen Capital Management and to work in an experienced team of professionals who share the same investment philosophy.”

Theo Nijssen, Head of Hedge Funds at KCM: “We believe that with their relevant backgrounds and international experience Igor and Marjoleine will be a great addition to our Hedge Funds team.”

KCM manages two funds of hedge funds, Kempen Orange Investment Partnership and Kempen Non-Directional Partnership, for both institutional investors and private clients. Aggregate AUM across these funds was USD 738 million per 31 March 2013.

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